Brandon Doyle

Realtor with RE/MAX Results Maple Grove

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"A great place to live"

Located in Hennepin County just eight miles west of Minneapolis, Minnetonka is a fully developed suburban community of 51,451 residents, making it the 19th largest city in Minnesota.

Minnetonka is proud of its reputation as a city that preserves its natural resourcesresidents can enjoy 49 community parks, more than 81 miles of maintained sidewalks and trails and more than 1,000 acres of public open space, as well as natural scenery that includes mature trees, wetlands and prairies.

While Minnetonka shares its name with the very popular Lake Minnetonka, the city of Minnetonka includes only one small bay of the lake Grays Bay, which forms the headwaters of Minnehaha Creek.

City Website: http://www.eminnetonka.com/

Contact Doyle Real Estate Team if you are looking for a home in the area.

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"Close to City Life"

Brooklyn Park, located on the west bank of the Mississippi River, in the northwest section of Hennepin County, is the fourth-largest city in the Metropolitan areasixth-largest in the state. The city occupies approximately 17,020 acres27 square miles, bounded on the south by Brooklyn Center, Crystal and New Hope, Champlin on the north, and Maple Grove and Osseo on the west.

Brooklyn Park is about 85 percent developed, with the next area of growth under development north of Highway 610. Brooklyn Park is easily accessible (about 10 miles northwest of downtown Minneapolis) via I-694, Hwy. 10, County Rd. 81, Hwy. 169 and Hwy. 252. Access has been improved with Hwy. 610, a four-lane freeway linking the city to I-35W in Blaine. Eventually, 610 will connect with I-94 in Maple Grove.

Contact the Doyle Real Estate Team if you're looking for a house in Brooklyn Park.

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"Great Suburb close to the Cities"

Maple Grove is a flourishing community in the Twin Cities metro area that over 61,000 residents proudly call home. Just twenty minutes from Minneapolis and forty-five minutes from the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport, citizens receive every amenity of a large city and the peace and charm of a small town.

Set within the heart of Hennepin County, Maple Groves vibrant history dates back to the mid 1800s when the Winnebago Indians were settled in the area. Today, over 1,000 businesses operate in this progressive city which offers people quality healthcare, year-round recreational activities, and an excellent standard of living.

Rated high by citizens as a great place to raise children, Maple Grove offers plenty of opportunities for residents to live life to the fullest. Looking for something to do with the family? Look no further than the Maple Grove Community Center which has indoor/outdoor playgrounds, ice skating, indoor/outdoor pools, and picnic area. It is also the site of the Maple Grove Farmers Market where fresh food and fun are in abundance. Check out the many community concerts and family activities at the Town Green. Dont miss the annual Maple Grove Days festivities in July and numerous community events sponsored by local businesses and community organizations.

Maple Grove is also a great place for commerce and has a solid business community in which a number of highly regarded businesses continue to thrive.

Maple Grove has a wide range of housing options available; from rental to charming single family homes to townhouses with scenic views to exciting senior living communities and everything in between. Most of the developments come complete with play areas which are perfect for those with families or looking to start a family. Subdivisions are also within close proximity to multiple shopping and dining options so convenience is something thats around every corner.

Retail developments combine large national retailers along with unique stores that offer a one-of-kind shopping experience. There are also a number of centrally-located areas that offer a wide array of everyday conveniences and shopping options.

In addition, enjoy a variety of eating establishments to choose from: family diners, outdoor casual eateries, upscale dining options many nationally-known favorites as well as local flavors.

The beauty of seven different lakes can be found within Maple Grove as well as over 1,000 acres and 36 miles of meticulously maintained parks and trails and 48 playgrounds. With the attraction of the Maple Grove Arboretum and two regional park reserves, the outdoor amenities fit every age and interest.

The City of Maple Grove is dedicated to providing high-quality service to its residents, businesses and visitors to make our community one in which we can all enjoy living, working and playing!

Doyle Real Estate Team is based out of the Maple Grove RE/MAX Results office and have resided here for over 25 years!

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"Growing Suburb, Great Schools"

Nationally recognized for its quality of life, Plymouth is located 12 miles northwest of Minneapolis. It offers:

Extensive trails and parks
Picturesque open spaces
Strong neighborhoods
Diverse recreation programs
Highly regarded school districts
A variety of local businesses
Nearby shopping and entertainment districts
Easy access to downtown Minneapolis and its wide array of cultural and sports venues.

Best Place to Live Plymouth was named Money magazines number one Best Place to Live in 2008 for cities with populations of 50,000 to 300,000. The city stayed in the top dozen when the magazine repeated the rankings in 2010. Location, Location, Location Many major highways run through or are close to Plymouth, making it readily accessible to all within the metropolitan area. Interstate 494 runs through Plymouth as does Hwy. 55. Hwy. 169 is on the citys eastern border and I-394 is within four miles from the center of Plymouth. Plymouth is about 12 miles northwest of downtown Minneapolis. Natural Amenities Plymouth residents also enjoy beautiful natural amenities, including more than a half a dozen sizable water bodies. Medicine Lake, the second largest lake in Hennepin County, is located in Plymouth. It is a magnet for anglers and boaters. City Website:http://www.ci.plymouth.mn.us/ The Doyle Real Estate Team owns and manages many rental properties in Plymouth. If you need advice on investment properties or would like assistance marking your rental, look no further!
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"Largest City in Anoka County"

As the largest city in Anoka County, situated just north of the Minneapolis area, Coon Rapids is one of the regions most desirable locations to buy a home. This perfectly positioned suburb of the Twin Cities area is home to some 61,000+ Minnesotans, making it one of the best placed and most accessible housing markets in the state.

Coon Rapids lies just fifteen miles north of Minneapolis and is chock full of recreational opportunities for Anoka County residents. Those looking to buy a home in Coon Rapids will be pleased to discover the citys myriad options for recreation, entertainment, and education. The practical and recreational offerings of Coon Rapids, Minnesota include the local Mercy Hospital, Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Riverdale Regional Shopping Center, Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park, Bunker Hills Golf Club, and many, many others.

For families interested in moving to Coon Rapids and purchasing a home with the help of an established local real estate agent, the Anoka-Hennepin School District serves the Coon Rapids community well. Coon Rapids is equipped with a top-tier school system that includes Coon Rapids High School, along with a variety of private and charter schools. Whats more: active folks interested in Coon Rapids houses for sale are sure to find plenty to do in one of the forty-eight parks within city limits. Likewise, Coon Rapids offers more than forty miles of trails for hikers, bikers, and runners alike. For senior citizens interested in buying a house in Coon Rapids, the Coon Rapids Senior Center is a social hub for the 55+ crowd, sponsoring and hosting events that range from senior dining, classes, and day trips.

For history buffs, look no further than Coon Rapids Clay Pit, where the town got its start in the mid-1800s. The Anoka Pressed Brick and Terra Cotta Company was one of early Coon Rapids booming businesses, and remnants of the clay excavation site can still be observed. Those looking to buy a house in the Twin Cities region may find the perfect home for sale in Coon Rapids, as the city is well loved for its charm, proximity to Minnesotas largest metropolitan area, and its idyllic neighborhoods.

Many people choose to buy a home in Coon Rapids because of its close proximity to Minneapolis, so its important to note the main thoroughfares that run through and beside Coon Rapids. U.S. Highway 10, Minnesota State Highways 47 and 610 are easily accessible in Coon Rapids, which makes for a short daily commute into the nearby Twin Cities. Of course, there are a variety of factors that affect your decision to buy a home in Coon Rapids, and thats where an experienced real estate agent with top reviews in Anoka County can make all the difference. Contact the real estate team at Doyle Real Estate to determine the best home buying options for you in Coon Rapids.

Finally, another essential component in buying a home in Coon Rapids is the affordability factor. Coon Rapids blends the best reasons to buy a home in the Twin Cities suburbs: charm, access, affordability, a great school system, and a coveted inventory of homes for sale. As is the case in some of the hottest Minnesota real estate markets, Coon Rapids boasts a variety of new-build properties, older homes with priceless character, condos and townhouses, and luxurious properties for salehomes made for all budgets and tastes. Coon Rapids real estate is host to a variety of opportunities for all potential homebuyers, making Coon Rapids one of the top neighborhoods to buy a home in near the Twin Cities area.

The experienced real estate experts at Doyle Real Estate have devoted endless time and care in personally guiding those looking to purchase a home in Coon Rapids. Close by to bustling Minneapolis, Coon Rapids offers a sophisticated yet tranquil alternative for those interested in real estate options in the Minneapolis area.

If youre looking for a home, condo or townhouse for sale in Coon Rapids, MN, contact Doyle Real Estate today at 612-743-8921.

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"Largest City in Anoka County"

As the largest city in Anoka County, situated just north of the Minneapolis area, Coon Rapids is one of the regions most desirable locations to buy a home. This perfectly positioned suburb of the Twin Cities area is home to some 61,000+ Minnesotans, making it one of the best placed and most accessible housing markets in the state.

Coon Rapids lies just fifteen miles north of Minneapolis and is chock full of recreational opportunities for Anoka County residents. Those looking to buy a home in Coon Rapids will be pleased to discover the citys myriad options for recreation, entertainment, and education. The practical and recreational offerings of Coon Rapids, Minnesota include the local Mercy Hospital, Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Riverdale Regional Shopping Center, Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park, Bunker Hills Golf Club, and many, many others.

For families interested in moving to Coon Rapids and purchasing a home with the help of an established local real estate agent, the Anoka-Hennepin School District serves the Coon Rapids community well. Coon Rapids is equipped with a top-tier school system that includes Coon Rapids High School, along with a variety of private and charter schools. Whats more: active folks interested in Coon Rapids houses for sale are sure to find plenty to do in one of the forty-eight parks within city limits. Likewise, Coon Rapids offers more than forty miles of trails for hikers, bikers, and runners alike. For senior citizens interested in buying a house in Coon Rapids, the Coon Rapids Senior Center is a social hub for the 55+ crowd, sponsoring and hosting events that range from senior dining, classes, and day trips.

For history buffs, look no further than Coon Rapids Clay Pit, where the town got its start in the mid-1800s. The Anoka Pressed Brick and Terra Cotta Company was one of early Coon Rapids booming businesses, and remnants of the clay excavation site can still be observed. Those looking to buy a house in the Twin Cities region may find the perfect home for sale in Coon Rapids, as the city is well loved for its charm, proximity to Minnesotas largest metropolitan area, and its idyllic neighborhoods.

Many people choose to buy a home in Coon Rapids because of its close proximity to Minneapolis, so its important to note the main thoroughfares that run through and beside Coon Rapids. U.S. Highway 10, Minnesota State Highways 47 and 610 are easily accessible in Coon Rapids, which makes for a short daily commute into the nearby Twin Cities. Of course, there are a variety of factors that affect your decision to buy a home in Coon Rapids, and thats where an experienced real estate agent with top reviews in Anoka County can make all the difference. Contact the real estate team at Doyle Real Estate to determine the best home buying options for you in Coon Rapids.

Finally, another essential component in buying a home in Coon Rapids is the affordability factor. Coon Rapids blends the best reasons to buy a home in the Twin Cities suburbs: charm, access, affordability, a great school system, and a coveted inventory of homes for sale. As is the case in some of the hottest Minnesota real estate markets, Coon Rapids boasts a variety of new-build properties, older homes with priceless character, condos and townhouses, and luxurious properties for salehomes made for all budgets and tastes. Coon Rapids real estate is host to a variety of opportunities for all potential homebuyers, making Coon Rapids one of the top neighborhoods to buy a home in near the Twin Cities area.

The experienced real estate experts at Doyle Real Estate have devoted endless time and care in personally guiding those looking to purchase a home in Coon Rapids. Close by to bustling Minneapolis, Coon Rapids offers a sophisticated yet tranquil alternative for those interested in real estate options in the Minneapolis area.

If youre looking for a home, condo or townhouse for sale in Coon Rapids, MN, contact Doyle Real Estate today at 612-743-8921.

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"City full of Character"

As the County Seat of Anoka County, this charming river community of just under 18,000 residents has a truly unique claim to fame. Known as the Halloween Capital of the World, Anoka, which is located roughly 20 miles northwest from Minneapolis, is believed to be the very first city in the United States to throw a citywide celebration of Halloween.

Since 1920, Anoka has continued to host one of the worlds best Halloween celebrations, with events taking place throughout the month of October. The Night Parade and Grand Day Parade are particularly popular with visitors from all over Minnesota, along with revelers from across the Midwest who travel each year to this vibrant community to partake in the festivities. Many visitors also choose to view available homes for sale in Anoka, after falling in love with this truly unique community.

Indeed, there are plenty of other amenities and reasons so many people are happy to call Anoka home, or are looking for homes for sale in Anoka. With an ever-growing business community, Downtown Anoka retains its captivating historic charm, but underwent a beautiful renovation in 2012. Today, historic buildings remain along Main Street in Anoka but are complemented by beautiful landscaping, wide sidewalks, with dozens of retail boutiques, and restaurants. Indeed, Anoka has become a true shopping destination, with a balanced blend of tradition and sophistication found in abundance in this Twin Cities suburb.

Nestled at the confluence of the Mississippi and Rum Rivers, Anoka is adjacent to Andover, Coon Rapids, Champlin, Dayton, and Ramsey. With a Northstar Commuter Rail stop in the city, getting into Minneapolis for a Twins game, or for work is both inexpensive and convenient.

Those who love the outdoors will find no shortage of beautiful homes for sale in Anoka, so as to be able to enjoy the beauty of the area year-round. With dozens of parks, including the Anoka Nature Preserve which includes more than 200 acres of protected land, boasts wetlands, meadows, and beautiful Rum River shoreline vistas; Anoka is an ideal community to buy a home, if you love the outdoors. For help in finding a home for sale in Anoka, contact the trusted Anoka real estate experts at Doyle Real Estate.

The Anoka County Government Center is one of the Anokas largest employers, employing only slightly fewer residents than the Anoka-Hennepin School District 11, which is one of the largest school districts in Minnesota. Even as such a large school district, proficiency rates in the Anoka-Hennepin School District are higher than statewide averages in Minnesota.

For those who love small town charm, but enjoy proximity to the Twin Cities, Anoka is downright adorable, affordable, and accessible from anywhere in the Twin Cities Metro Region. If youre interested in learning more about Anoka real estate, The Doyle Real Estate Team is here to help.

With a mix of newly built single family homes, older homes with sophisticated updates situated on lush lots, condos within your budget, and townhouses boasting incomparable river views, Anoka real estate opportunities are in abundance.

For years, The Doyle Real Estate Team has been helping buyers and sellers in Anoka to enjoy the comfort of a close-knit community, all the while residing just a stones throw from the Twin Cities Metro Region. If youre looking for a home, condo or townhouse for sale in Anoka, MN, contact Doyle Real Estate today at 612-743-8921.

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"Family Friendly Living"

Situated squarely north of the Minneapolis metropolitan area, Andover, Minnesota, is a moderately populated community of about 32,000 Anoka County citizens. What was once a stop along the Great Northern Railway, Andover stretches 34.83 square miles and is home to the Andover Family Fun Fest, held at the beginning of each July. Those interested in buying a home in Anoka County, with easy access to the Twin Cities metro-area, need look no further than Andover, an idyllic community that boasts an extremely reasonable commute into Minneapolis.

The Andover, Minnesota, community is a part of Anoka-Hennepin School District 11, which includes Andover Elementary School, Crooked Lake Elementary School, Rum River Elementary School, Oak View Middle School, and Andover High School. Likewise, a small segment of Andovers northern parts includes Anoka-Isanti Independent School District 15. The number of elementary schools serving the Andover area is indicative of just how family friendly this Minneapolis suburb is. Both districtsincluding the St. Francis School Districtare two of the finest in the state of Minnesota. Families looking to buy a home near Minneapolis, desiring good school districts and affordable housing prices would make for a good match in Andover.

Likewise, there is no shortage of community activities in which to partake in Andover. This Minneapolis area community is civically minded and deeply amenable to families looking for a place to call home. Other activities in the Andover community involve environmental consciousness, include plenty of recreational opportunities at the many parks and waterways nearby, and a host of neighborly block parties. Andover boasts more than 400 acres of parks and outdoor recreational areas. Kelsey Round Lake Park alone offer 134 acres of hiking and skiing access, for those potential homebuyers who are interested in an area that supports outdoor sporting.

For those looking to purchase a home in the Minneapolis area and seeking an area of real estate growth, Andover is the town for you. Since 2000, population growth in Andover has seen a 20% increase, demonstrating just how trendy this Twin Cities suburb is becoming. With affordable housing options and a charming neighborhood atmosphere, Andover ranks among the best suburban options to buy a home near Minneapolis. Andover is also among the safest cities in Anoka County, with a full-time Police Department in contract with Anoka Countys Sherriffs Department and an on-call volunteer Fire Department, another nod to the citys civicmindedness.

For history-buff homebuyers out there, Andover also has plenty to offer. Organized in 1857, Andover was initially known as Round Lake Township, then Grow Townshipanother nod to Andovers history of progress. Perhaps one of the most interesting examples of the towns prolific historical lore involves the story behind its ultimate namingAndover. According to town legend, a train derailed in Anoka County near present-day Andover, and one eyewitness of the incident relayed the sight, saying the train went over and over, whichif you believe the loreeventually translated to Andover.

In the 1970s, Andover, Minnesota, transitioned significantly into the modern Minneapolis suburb it is today. With record-breaking growth shaping the area, new sights and sounds could be found in this scenic community, full of historical homes and charmed commercial thoroughfares. The Andover City Center Complex was later developed, and lies at the popular intersection of Crosstown Boulevard and Hanson. The Andover City Center Complex is home to a variety of community services including the Public Works Department, the Water Treatment Plant, the citys Community Center and YMCA, and the Senior Center.

New activity continues to sprout in the area, making it an attractive investment for those looking to purchase property in the Twin Cities region. To take advantage of this town on the rise, work with the best in Minneapolis-area real estate agents at Doyle Real Estate. This lively and vibrant hamlet north of Minneapolis is on the move, with 50+ new homes built each year in the area with a plentiful variety of lots sizes and real estate potential.

If youre interested in buying real estate in the Minneapolis area, then Andover is an excellent option for homebuyers of all tastes, budgets, and homeownership goals. If youre looking for a home, condo or townhouse for sale in Coon Rapids, MN, contact Doyle Real Estate today at 612-743-8921.

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"Small town on the Rise"

Just 34 miles from Minneapolis, Elk River, Minnesota, is an attractive community of 22,974 residents, seated in Sherburne County. Nestled waterside where the Mississippi River and Elk River meet, this charming Twin Cities suburb is on the rise and increasingly popular when it comes to buying a house in the Minneapolis region. The Northstar Commuter Rail provides easy access to the Twin Cities, with a station situated in Elk River that runs right to the heart of downtown Minneapolis. Whats more, there are plenty of ways to commute by car into the Twi Cities, with the close by U.S. highways 10 and 169, and state highway 101.

In terms of geography, youd be hard-pressed to find a more ideally situated community in the suburbs of Minneapolis. Elk River is situated squarely between St. Cloud and Minneapolis, making it an enviably situated community for families. If youre looking for affordability, extra space, and a beautiful setting near the Mississippi river, theres no neighborhood better to buy a home in than Elk River, Minnesota.

Because of its idyllic proximity to two major waterways, Elk River has ample recreational opportunities for its residents, including 44 parks and over 800 acres of natural scenery. Some of the most popular recreational parks in Elk River include Hillside City Park, Lions Park, Orono Park, Woodland Trails Park, and Rivers Edge Commons Park. Rivers Edge Commons Park is one of the best loved gems of the Elk River community, offering a riverfront park, amazing views of the Mississippi River, an outdoor amphitheater, picnic areas, and more. Its a popular destination for outdoor weddings in the Twin Cities region.

The beauty of Elk River is that it offers that coveted small town feel, but paired with unbeatable nearness to Minnesotas largest metropolitan area. Those interested in buying a home in the suburbs of Twin Cities, who are looking for affordable housing and a manageable commute need look no further than the charming hamlet of Elk River. As one of the most up and coming neighborhoods in the Twin Cities region, Elk River offers ample access to art engagement, with many downtown murals, and the Elk River Area Arts Alliance, a nonprofit organization that works alongside local agencies and institutions to sponsor artistic events for all community members, especially young people. With events like the Arts Alliance, ArtSoup, Strings for Youth, and Arts in Harmony, Elk River is a great place to buy a family home in a region with top school districts, affordable housing inventory, and unbeatable location near St. Paul and Minneapolis. The Elk River Area School district is also a popular and top rated one in the state, offering access to a wide array of extracurricular activities and opportunities for community involvementthis makes Elk River an ideal Minneapolis area neighborhood for families to buy a home.

A large amount of Elk River residents commute into the Twin Cities for work, and because the drive into the city averages only about 40 miles, this community is an excellent one for real estate purchases with a work-life balance in mind. Whether youre interested in buying a house or condo, for yourself or for your family, there are plenty of housing options in Elk River that provide easy access to the Twin Cities. With public transportation running into Elk River from Minneapolis, this may be the ideal community to put down roots and buy a house.

If cost is a factor, rest assured that Elk River has a wide variety of house-buying options for real estate searchers, no matter your budget or homeownership goals. To boot, Elk River is a city on the rise. Like many communities nearby and outside of Minneapolis, there are plenty of opportunities to get more space for your dollar, while still living in a trendy neighborhood adjacent to the Twin Cities. If youre interested in buying a home in Elk River or any of the Twin Cities surrounding areas, call the experienced, top rated team at Doyle Real Estate today.
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"Small Town Feel close to the Cities"

Described as a hidden gem waiting to be discovered, Corcoran, Minnesota is an idyllic city of approximately 5,300 residents. Situated in the northwest section of Hennepin County, Corcoran is an ideally situated city to buy a home in, within the sought after Minneapolis suburbs. With thirty-six square miles to its name, Corcoran has ample natural space for its residents to enjoy. Whats more, Corcoran is easy accessibly to the Twin Cities areas, with County Roads 10, 19, 30, and 116 running immediately in the Corcoran region, to make commuting into Minneapolis a daily possibility.

Settled back in 1855, Corcoran is so called because of its first schoolteacher, Patrick B. Corcoran. According to lore, the earliest schoolhouse was a quaint 1216 log house. Since those early auspicious days, Corcoran has enjoyed its vibrant, nearby proximity to Minneapolis, while still maintaining a charming, small town feelalong with lofty yet noble aspirations. According to Corcorans mission statement, the city aims to expand opportunities for its residents by supporting life cycle housing, recreational amenities, a vibrant business community, and a strong downtown city center while preserving its natural character and agricultural roots.

For those in the Minneapolis area searching for a family friendly Twin Cities suburb in which to buy a home, Corcoran is an excellent and affordable place to look for Minneapolis adjacent real estate. As one of the most up and coming Minneapolis suburbs, Corcoran blends the scenic with the emerging metropolitan. Whether youre looking to buy a Minneapolis area condo, starter home, vacation property, or family friendly house for sale in commuting distance to the Twin Cities, start off you search with the help of an experienced real estate agent from the Doyle Real Estate Team.

Downtown Corcoran has plentiful small business opportunitiesboth for shoppers, potential business owners, and visitors to the Corcoran area. If youre aiming to make the transition from city life in Minneapolis to more affordable living conditions in the enviable suburbs of the Twin Cities, Corcoran is an excellent place to house hunt. In addition to its ample natural amenitiesseveral parks, trails, and opportunities to enjoy the water, Corcoran also boasts a solid school district for families searching for an affordable Minneapolis area house for sale.

The Memorial Garden, Park Shelter, Ball Fields, ice rink, and Hope Center are popular recreational spaces for Corcoran area residents. Furthermore, there are ample ways for young children and senior communities alike to get involved with the countless civic opportunities available in Corcoran. The City of Corcoran, Minnesota is also host to numerous family-friendly and festive events for its several thousand residents to enjoy. Thats why Corcoran is a top Minneapolis neighborhood to buy a home as we head into 2017.

When youre looking to buy a home in the Minneapolis area suburbs thats ideal for commuting, look no further than Corcoran. If affordability, trendiness, and good school districts are on your list of home for sale must-haves, then Corcoran fits the bill on every level. At Doyle Real Estate Team, were well-versed in the Twin Cities areas real estate inventory, so that no matter what your homeownership goals may be, we can deliver. Now that the New Year is upon us, kick it off by shining a spotlight on the home of your dreams. Work with a top reviewed real estate agent in Minneapolis today and youre sure to find the affordable and family friendly home that youve always dreamed of.

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"Beautiful City, Great Schools"

Nestled in Hennepin County, Minnesota, the city of Wayzata sits in the western metropolitan area of the Twin Cities. With Minneapolis and St. Paul in easy commuting distance, Wayzata is an idyllic suburb thats home to approximately 4,200 people, though it remains a popular tourist destination for Twin Cities residents due to its scenic location on the shores of Lake Minnetonka.

In addition to its waterside location, Wayzata is also host to some of the Minneapolis areas top public schools, with Wayzata High School ranking among the top 1000 public high school in America, according to Newsweek. With Minneapolis just eleven manageable miles away, Wayzata is a charming hamlet with unparalleled access to the Twin Cities. In fact, Wayzata is among the most desirable of Minneapolis suburbs, with plenty of recreational opportunities, access to major Minnesota and Twin Cities area thoroughfares, and much more.

For history buffs, Wayzata has a fascinating backstory since its settling by a sub-tribe of the Dakota Indians around 1700CE. Just as the large body of water Wayzata presides over invited early settlers, it remains a major attraction in the Minneapolis area, especially for those looking to buy a home near the water in the Minneapolis area, or in a suburb of the Twin Cities. Described as a gateway to Lake Minnetonka, its no wonder that the city of Wayzata boasts endless charm, once used to draw resort visitors from the Twin Cities metro area. Today, Wayzata still maintains a charming downtown area, perfect for strolling shops and small businesses along the lakefront. During the 1950s, the city of Wayzata nearly doubled in size after annexing land from the surrounding areas of Minnetonka, Plymouth, and Orono nearby. In that same area, new construction skyrocketed to accommodate a growing post-war population, with mainstays like the Wayzata Bay Center cropping up to serve the needs of Wayzata residents.

For those looking for family friendly homes in a trendy suburb of Minneapolis, there are plenty of families in Wayzata, with over 1,041 families in the area. Whats more, Wayzata is home to a variety of Minnesota businesses, including TCF Bank, Cargill Inc., and more. Families seeking to buy a home in the Minneapolis area would be wise to consider Wayzata, especially considering its top ranked school district, as part of Independent School District 284, which serves all of Wayzata and parts of other Twin Cities suburbs with homes for sale, as well, including Plymouth, Corcoran, Hamel, Maple Grove, Medicine Lake, Medina, Minnetonka, and Orono. Some of the top schools in Wayzataideal for families shopping for homes in the Minneapolis suburbsinclude Gleason Lake Elementary, West Middle School, Sunset Hill Elementary, Plymouth Creek, Oakwood, Kimberly Lane, Greenwood, the Highcroft campus of the Blake School, and many more.

For outdoorsy types looking to buy a home or condo in the Minneapolis area, in search of a small town feel with access to both nature and the Twin Cities, Wayzata has a plethora of recreational opportunities for all tastes, individuals, and families. The Dakota Rail Trail is a 13.5 mile paved regional trail that arcs around Lake Minnetonka, winding through Wayzata and a variety of nearby suburbs as well. Theres also Wayzata Beach, located downtown, that provides immediate water access to Lake Minnetonka for recreation such as picnicking, swimming, canoeing, paddle boarding, boating. Wayzata Beach recreational area also offers volleyball courts, playing fields, and a playground.

For those looking to buy a home in the Minneapolis area, who are in search of a trendy suburb in commuting distance, with a host of amenities, look no further than Wayzata. With the help of a top rated and experienced Minneapolis area real estate team, you could find the home of your dreams in the Twin Cities region. Whether youre looking for an affordable Minneapolis home to buy, a home to buy for families, or a home in a Minneapolis suburb, there are plenty of inventory options in Wayzata. Contact the Doyle Real Estate Team for any of your housing needs.
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"A great place to raise a family"

Located immediately west of Minneapolis, St. Louis Park, Minnesota is a desirable Twin Cities suburb within Hennepin County. St. Louis Park is a first-ring suburb, which means its location is closest to the Twin Cities, when compared to farther reaching suburbs elsewhere in Hennepin County. Cities close to St. Louis Park include Edina, Golden Valley, Minnetonka, Plymouth, and Hopkins, to name a few. Because of its desirable, commutable location and idyllic housing options, St. Louis Park is home to roughly 45,000 Minnesotans.

Originally known as Elmwood, St. Louis Park became a top housing option for those seeking ideal proximity to Minneapolis and St. Paul. Today, its one of the most enviable places to buy a home in the Twin Cities metro area, with a diversity in real estate options that range from affordable charm to next level upgrade properties. The city got it names from the Minneapolis and St. Louis Railway system that coasted through the area in late 1800s. Eventually, in 1892, a lumber baron by the name of Thomas Barlow Walker and group of other wealthy Minneapolis industrial leaders incorporated the land to develop the Twin Cities further. Since the 50s, St. Louis Parks population has boomed, leading to healthy, lively growth in this vibrant Minneapolis suburb.

For those interested in buying a home nearby to Minneapolis, but are looking for a little extra space and a more suburban feel, St. Louis Park is among the top choices for house-hunters in Hennepin County. The city totals 10.86 square miles and is nestled close to major Minnesota and Minneapolis area thoroughfares like Interstate 394, U.S. Highway 169, and Minnesota State Highways 7 and 100. The St. Louis Park School District, Independent School District 283, hosts seven public schools, which in turn serve approximately 4,200 students from kindergarten to twelfth grade. For families looking for good school districts near Minneapolis in which to buy a home, St. Louis Park is a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, as declared by the U.S. Department of Education. The St. Louis Park School District is the only school district in the state of Minnesota to earn this designation.

Some of the local elementary, middle, and high school in St. Louis Park include Groves Academy, Torah Academy of Minneapolis, Park Spanish Immersion School, Heilicher Minneapolis Jewish Day School, and many more. There are also a variety of continuing education programs in St. Louis Park, for adults and seniors to take advantage of all of this top Minneapolis suburbs offerings. Recreationally, there are countless outdoor, athletic, and cultural opportunities for residents of all ages to take advantage of. Of course, Minneapolis is immediately adjacent, providing ideal access to the Twin Cities world class amenities.

Of note to film buffs, St. Louis Park is the birthplace and childhood home of famed movie auteurs Joel and Ethan Cohen, whose films you might recognize and include No Country for Old Men, The Big Lebowski, and Fargo, amongst others. Additionally, St. Louis Park is also home to the Pavek Museum of Broadcasting, which displays a massive collection of antique radio and television equipment.

If you or a loved one are interested in buying a home in a Minneapolis suburb, enlist the expertise of a top reviewed Twin Cities real estate agent with practical knowledge and experience in St. Louis Park and the variety of Minneapolis suburbs nearby. Whether youre in search of an affordable house in the Minneapolis suburbs, or are interested in other real estate opportunities in the Twin Cities area, contact the Doyle Real Estate team today to begin your house hunt! Find us at www.doylerealestateteam.com
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